ResearchLifestyleMontrealStudents
14th December 2022 Adia Giddings
The CRA is offering a benefit of $500, here's how to know if you're eligible!
This new benefit will provide a one-time payment of $500 to low income renters. It is targeted to help relieve some of the financial stress put upon renters due to the growing inflation of rental prices. Eligibility Requirements: • You are at least 15 years old on December 1, 2022 … • Your principal residence was in Canada on December 1, 2022 … • You were a resident of Canada in 2022 for tax purposes … • You or your spouse have filed your 2021 income tax return or statement of income … • In 2021, you had an adjusted family net income of: $35,000 or less for families or $20,000 or less for individuals … • The 2022 eligible rent that you paid was: • paid in the 2022 calendar year … • paid for any of your qualifying principal residences in 2022 … • equal to at least 30% of your 2021 adjusted…
MontrealStudents
14th November 2022 Olivia Mallette
December Workshop Series
Are you moving to Montreal? Looking to kick-start your housing search? Confused by the Quebec Lease? Come join us in one of our workshops!  … Kick-start your housing search … Join us for a free online workshop to learn how to find safe, affordable housing in Montreal. Our workshop will explain the process of finding housing in Montreal, tips to find an apartment within your budget, and information about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. Register below:  … December 6th 1-2pm … December 12th 1-2pm … December 19th 1-2pm   … What to know before signing a Quebec lease … Rental applications and leases can be complicated- the Concordia Student Union Off-Campus Housing & Job Resource Centre can guide you through the intricate details to clear some of the stress around securing…
LifestyleMontreal
24th August 2022 Alex Clifford
September workshop series for new students
We’re extending our summer workshop series! If you’re looking for an apartment, or just looking to learn more about your rights as a tenant, join us for one of our free online workshops.  … Kick-start your Housing Search workshop … Are you moving to Montreal? Looking to kick-start your housing search? Join us for a free online workshop to learn how to find safe, affordable housing in Montreal. Our workshop will explain the process of finding housing in Montreal, tips to find an apartment within your budget, and information about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant.  … Register below for the following workshop dates:  … September 7th, 2022, 2pm  … September 12th, 2022, 2pm … September 14th, 2022, 2pm … Your rights as a tenant workshop … Are you looking to learn more…
ResearchLifestyleMontrealStudents
29th July 2022 Jinnez Relich
How to See if You're Eligible for Lower Rent
When signing a new lease for an apartment, the landlord must provide the new tenants with written notice of the lowest rent paid in the last 12 months. This is usually indicated in Section G of the standardized Quebec lease.   …    … It’s a tenant’s right to know the lowest rent paid (regardless of whether it was rented in the last 12 months). This is another measure to keep rent control effective in Quebec and protect tenants from unreasonable rent increases.  … If the new rent is higher than the lowest rent paid in the last 12 months, tenants have the right to file at the Tribunal Administratif du Logement (TAL) for Rent Fixation. A Rent Fixation is a way to calculate a tenant’s rent.    …    … A tenant’s rent will then be “fixed” and set by the TAL who are the provincial body…
Lifestyle
28th July 2022 Adia Giddings
Info-session on Renting and Signing a Lease
This info-session is geared towards those who are actively searching for housing. If you are beginning your housing search, check out our ‘Kick-start your housing search’ workshop first. Our info session gives you the opportunity to meet as a group with a member of the HOJO team in order to receive personalized information to help you go through ads for housing online, contact landlords, and schedule viewings. Spaces are limited, so register below now to secure your spot. Session Dates and Registration: August 4 at 12 pm … August 11 at 1 pm  … August 23 at 12 pm … September 1 at 12 pm
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ResearchLifestyleMontrealStudents
14th December 2022 Adia Giddings
The CRA is offering a benefit of $500, here's how to know if you're eligible!
This new benefit will provide a one-time payment of $500 to low income renters. It is targeted to help relieve some of the financial stress put upon renters due to the growing inflation of rental prices. Eligibility Requirements: • You are at least…
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MontrealStudents
14th November 2022 Olivia Mallette
December Workshop Series
Are you moving to Montreal? Looking to kick-start your housing search? Confused by the Quebec Lease? Come join us in one of our workshops!  … Kick-start your housing search … Join us for a free online workshop to learn how to find safe…
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LifestyleMontreal
24th August 2022 Alex Clifford
September workshop series for new students
We’re extending our summer workshop series! If you’re looking for an apartment, or just looking to learn more about your rights as a tenant, join us for one of our free online workshops.  … Kick-start your Housing Search workshop…
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ResearchLifestyleMontrealStudents
29th July 2022 Jinnez Relich
How to See if You're Eligible for Lower Rent
When signing a new lease for an apartment, the landlord must provide the new tenants with written notice of the lowest rent paid in the last 12 months. This is usually indicated in Section G of the standardized Quebec lease.   …    … It’s a tenant’s…
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Lifestyle
28th July 2022 Adia Giddings
Info-session on Renting and Signing a Lease
This info-session is geared towards those who are actively searching for housing. If you are beginning your housing search, check out our ‘Kick-start your housing search’ workshop first. Our info session gives you the opportunity to meet as a group…

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